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Professor of Quantum Technologies

University of Glasgow

Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ
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University of Glasgow

College of Science & Engineering


Professor of Quantum Technologies

Salary: Competitive


We are currently recruiting to a new role as Professor of Quantum Technologies, to join us at the University of Glasgow.  


The University of Glasgow is a leader in the fields of quantum sciences and nanotechnology. As part of UK Quantum Technology programme we lead QUANTIC, the UK Hub for research and innovation in quantum-enhanced imaging. Our mission, in collaboration with our industrial network of more than 70 partners, is to exploit photon counting, timing and entanglement to pioneer multidimensional cameras operating across a range of wavelengths, time-scales and length-scales.


Central to Quantum and nanotechnologies in Glasgow is the 1350m2James Watt Nanofabrication Centre underpinning research in photonics, electronics and life sciences. Over the last 5 years JWNC has delivered components, devices and systems to over 300 companies in 28 countries world-wide.


To be considered for this position you will bring to Glasgow an internationally leading reputation in Quantum Technologies or Nano Science. As the successful candidate, you will contribute to the leadership of the University’s research and impact in Quantum Technologies and/or Nano Science and participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.  A substantial start-up package is available to establish an internationally leading research activity.


For an initial informal discussion on the role of Professor of Quantum Technologies, please contact Professor Miles Padgett (


For full details of the role, including how to apply, please visit and search for vacancy reference no. E20312.


It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.


The University of Glasgow is a registered Scottish charity, number SC004401.

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